Category Archive: History

This city has staying power

See, it started this way: In 1823, members of the two-year-old Florida territorial legislature said “We can’t keep meeting like this.” One year in St. Augustine, one year in Pensacola. The 400-mile, two-weeks-or-more journey between Florida’s only two cities was killing the delegates. So they designated two men to find a place in the middle …

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